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in·struc·tion

 (ĭn-strŭk′shən)
n.
1. The act, practice, or profession of instructing: math instruction.
2.
a. Imparted knowledge: We sought further instruction in a more advanced class.
b. An imparted or acquired item of knowledge: The judge gave the jury an instruction in how the law defines an accomplice.
3.
a. often instructions An authoritative direction to be obeyed; an order: had instructions to be home by midnight.
b. instructions Detailed directions about how to do something: read the instructions for assembly.
4. Computers A sequence of bits that tells a central processing unit to perform a particular operation and can contain data to be used in the operation.

in·struc′tion·al adj.

instructions

(ɪnˈstrʌkʃənz)
pl n
1. directions, orders, or recommended rules for guidance, use, etc
2. (Law) law the facts and details relating to a case given by a client to his solicitor or by a solicitor to a barrister with directions to conduct the case: to take instructions.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.instructions - a manual usually accompanying a technical device and explaining how to install or operate itinstructions - a manual usually accompanying a technical device and explaining how to install or operate it
manual - a small handbook
Translations
pokyny
instruktioner
ohjeet
instructionsmode d’emploi
upute
指示
지시
instruktioner
คำแนะนำสั่งสอน
chỉ dẫn

instructions

تَعلِيمَاتٌ pokyny instruktioner Anweisungen οδηγίες instrucciones ohjeet instructions upute istruzioni 指示 지시 instructies instruksjoner instrukcje instruções инструкции instruktioner คำแนะนำสั่งสอน talimatlar chỉ dẫn 说明
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In that time he acquired a somewhat ready facility in the use of that dialect, by means of which he was to carry the instructions of spiritual truth to the men of the forest, though as late as 1649 he still lamented his want of skill in this respect.
Pendril had been merely referred to an agent in London who was in possession of Michael Vanstone's instructions.
With the same anxious forethought he wrote a letter of instructions to Captain Thorn, in which he urged the strictest attention to the health of himself and his crew, and to the promotion of good-humor and harmony on board his ship.
The Englishman, who usually kept an eye upon his black captor, saw now that the latter was explaining something in detail to his warriors, and from his gestures and his manner it was apparent that he was persuading them to some new plan as well as giving them instructions as to what they were to do.
We haven't heard anything about the line from Ipswich to Norwich, sir," he replied, "but we can't very well change our course without definite instructions.
In that case, and in no other, certain sealed instructions relating to the disposal of the Diamond, and deposited with it, were to be opened, and followed implicitly.
Here are your instructions," replied the officer, placing the folded paper in his hands; and turning round towards D'Artagnan, "Come, monsieur," said he, in an agitated voice (such despair did he behold in that man of iron), "do me the favor to depart at once.
he muttered, and after listening to the verbal instructions his father had sent and taking the correspondence and his father's letter, he returned to the nursery.
Dicas, waiting for his instructions, laid down his pen and looked at Sir Joseph's son-in-law elect.
and in carrying out his instructions he found a MS.
I returned my thanks, by the interpreter, for so unusual a favour; and some troops being at that time on their march to Nangasac, the commanding officer had orders to convey me safe thither, with particular instructions about the business of the crucifix.
Therefore the end of instruction should be happiness; and happiness is another name for pleasure;-therefore the end of instruction should be pleasure: yet we see the above-mentioned opinion implies precisely the reverse.

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